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Cover for Feed nutritive value.

This chapter focused on the chemical composition of feeds, the availability of the nutrients in a feedstuff, characteristic levels of intake, palatability, the effects of the feed on animal health, and the effects of the feed on the quality of animal products.

Author(s)
Dryden, G. M.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394453)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Nutrient requirements.

This chapter describes how animals use protein, energy, amino acids, vitamins, minerals and other nutrients and their requirements for these nutrients for physiological processes and production responses.

Author(s)
Dryden, G. M.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394453)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Ration formulation.

This chapter describes a method of calculating the combination of feed ingredients which will give a mixture which contains nutrients in specified concentrations. If these concentrations are similar to the animal's nutrient requirements, then it can be fed to obtain the expected production...

Author(s)
Dryden, G. M.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394453)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Nutritional models.

This chapter presents an overview of computer models and nutrient requirement model used in managing farm animals.

Author(s)
Dryden, G. M.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394453)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Nutrition and food presentation.

This chapter contains questions on the food provided for animals in zoos and aquariums, its nutritional value and presentation, and the anatomy and physiology of digestive systems.

Author(s)
Rees, P. A.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249002)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Elements of cattle nutrition.

This chapter describes the digestion and absorption of nutrients (proteins, fats, carbohydrates, vitamins, energy, minerals and trace elements) during the travel of food through the digestive tract; the clinical signs of nutritional disorders; feed analysis and publications on nutrient requirements ...

Author(s)
Blair, R.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245554)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Nutritional recommendations and feeding management of Angora rabbits.

This chapter discussed some of the guidelines in feeding Angora rabbits to maximize keratin (pure fine animal fibre) production. Two areas that were give emphasis are first provide all the nutrients the rabbit needs to realize its genetic potential for wool production and to avoid any disorder that ...

Author(s)
Lebas, F.; Th├ębault, R. G.; Allain, D.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241273)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Management of the mare during lactation and at weaning.

This chapter specifically considers the management of the mare from early lactation: the first 6 weeks, first oestrus postpartum (foal heat) up to and including weaning.

ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242232)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for General stallion management.

This chapter introduces the stallion as a breeding animal, and the general training and management principles that should be borne in mind when keeping stallions.

ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242232)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Fundamentals of applied animal nutrition.

This book contains 19 chapters on the application of animal nutrition science, including nutrients and important feed constituents and their functions, drinking water, feed digestion, feed digestibility, feed nutritive value, animal feeds, feed intake, nutrient requirements, ration formulation,...

Author(s)
Dryden, G. M.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394453)
Type
Book

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